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Google Vice President Alan Eustace Beats Felix Baumgartner's Skydiving Record

By Meera Dolasia on October 27, 2014
Google Vice President Alan Eustace Beats Felix Baumgartner's Skydiving Record

On October 14th, 2012, 43-year-old Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner mesmerized the world when he skydived from an altitude of 128,000 feet. Along the way, he became the first man to break through the sound barrier without vehicular power on his descent and also broke skydiving records for exit altitude, vertical free-fall distance without drogue and vertical speed without drogue. Now just about two years later, Google Vice President Alan Eustace has completed a similar feat by skydiving from an even higher altitude - 135,908 feet!

Norwegian Adventurers Visit Nineteen Countries In Twenty Four Hours!

By Meera Dolasia on October 3, 2014
Norwegian Adventurers Visit Nineteen Countries In Twenty Four Hours!

Most people don't manage to visit 19 countries in twenty-four years, leave aside 24 hours! But three young Norwegian men have proven that where there is a will, there is a way especially, when the motivation is to shatter a Guinness World Record.

Video Of The Week - Kemps Dairy Unveils World's Largest Ice Cream Scoop

By Meera Dolasia on July 9, 2014
Video Of The Week - Kemps Dairy Unveils World's Largest Ice Cream Scoop

On June 28th, some lucky attendees of the annual Strawberry Festival in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, were able to kick off their celebration of National Ice Cream Month early, with scoops of free strawberry ice cream. While that in itself was a treat, what made it even more special is that the ice cream was being served from a massive 'sculpture' that had just been declared the 'World's Largest Ice Cream Scoop', by the authorities from Guinness World Records.

What To Expect In The 2013 Edition of The Guinness Book Of Records

By Meera Dolasia on September 16, 2012
What To Expect In The 2013 Edition of The Guinness Book Of Records

What began as a quest to find the fastest game bird in Europe has evolved into the world's most sold copyrighted (a record by itself), not to mention, most eagerly awaited book. The latest version of the Guinness World Records that amalgamates the world's most amazing, bizarre, funny and outrageous collection of achievements, does not disappoint. Below, are some of records you will be able to read about in the 2013 edition that was released on Wednesday, September 13th.

Can You Scream For The World's Biggest Ice Cream Cone?

By Meera Dolasia on July 2, 2012
Can You Scream For The World's Biggest Ice Cream Cone?

What's better than having an ice cream cone? How about one that is 13 feet high and filled with one ton of ice cream? That was what the lucky people of Gloucester, England were able to witness and even better, get a sample of, on Saturday June 30th, 2012.

Video Of The Week - Human Mattress Dominos Topple World Record

By Meera Dolasia on March 5, 2012
Video Of The Week - Human Mattress Dominos Topple World Record

It seems as though people will do almost anything to get into the Guinness World Records - create gum wrapper chains, host large tea parties, turn themselves into human torches and even, as was recently the case, topple over each other like dominos while lying on mattresses.

How Many Globes Can You Fit On A Grain Of Sand?

By Meera Dolasia on January 28, 2012
How Many Globes Can You Fit On A Grain Of Sand?

How many world maps can you fit on a grain of salt? Apparently 1,000 if, each one measures 22 by 11 micrometers, like the one created by tech giant IBM. In fact, the globe is so tiny, it only be seen through a microscope.

World's Smallest Teen Crowned World's Smallest Woman

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2011
World's Smallest Teen Crowned World's Smallest Woman

Since 2009, Nagpur resident Jyoti Amge has enjoyed the fame that comes with being the World's Smallest Teen. On Friday December 16th, she happily relinquished that title for another one - The World's Smallest Woman.

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